Ellis E. Brumbaugh, Jr.
Colonel Ellis E. Brumbaugh, Jr. was commissioned a Military Police Officer with a subsequent branch transfers to Aviation Branch upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Reserve Component Class 2-70, 1 September 1970. His first duty assignment was a platoon leader, 46th Military Police Company, Lansing, Michigan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier General Floyd Radike, HHD Michigan Army National Guard, Section Leader, A Co., 38th Aviation Battalion, Platoon Leader, A Company, 38th Aviation Battalion; Platoon Leader, Troop D, 1st/238th Cavalry; Executive Officer, Troop D, lst/238th; Troop Commander, Troop D, lst/238th; Personnel Officer, 2nd Detachment, Headquarters STARC. Other positions held by Colonel Brumbaugh include: Assistant Inspector General, Recruiting/Retention Commander, Deputy Human Resource Officer, Personnel Officer and Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (D.CSPER) for the Michigan Army National Guard. Colonel Brumbaugh has also attained Senior Army Aviator status with over 1,800 flight hours. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Clusters and w/ 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Gold Hourglass, Senior Aviator Badge, Michigan Distinguished Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Michigan Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Michigan Broadsword Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster. | Colonel Brumbaugh retired 1 October 1999 and worked as a civilian contractor with General Dynamics serving as the State Training Assistant to the J-3 Director of Operations and Training (DCSOPS) for the Joint Force Headquarters Michigan (JFHeadquarters-MI) in Lansing, Michigan.